Legal Counsel

Australian Red Cross


  • Full time or 4 days per week, based in North Melbourne or Sydney
  • Support our property team with sales and acquisitions
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.  

Our in-house Legal team provide legal advice and assistance across a wide range of legal matters and support us to meet our legal and regulatory obligations, ensuring our focus meeting our humanitarian objectives.

About the role

This role will focus on supporting the Head of Legal and the Property team by providing legal advice in relation to our property footprint across the country.

You will be a trusted partner to organisational colleagues, adding value by focusing on the projects and legal risks that are most important to the organisation now, and into the future.

What you’ll bring

  • Significant experience in an in-house or legal practice environment
  • Demonstrated experience in property transactions, including contracts of sale, leases, expressions of interest and vendor statements
  • Demonstrated understanding of the relevant legislative and compliance requirements impacting property across all states and territories
  • Experience in leasing of commercial, office and retail properties and service contracts relevant to property transactions
  • Highly developed client management skills, including ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and to negotiate best possible outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a transactional focused team
  • Well-developed analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities and ability to manage multiple and complex tasks
  • Bachelor of Laws or equivalent degree in Law and current practicing certificate required

Why work for us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Tara Eaton on 03 8354 3835

Position description:  PD Legal Counsel December 2019 - Final.pdf

Closing date for application is 11:55PM, Sunday 2 February 2020.

Australian Red Cross


  • Full time or 4 days per week, based in North Melbourne or Sydney
  • Support our property team with sales and acquisitions
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.  

Our in-house Legal team provide legal advice and assistance across a wide range of legal matters and support us to meet our legal and regulatory obligations, ensuring our focus meeting our humanitarian objectives.

About the role

This role will focus on supporting the Head of Legal and the Property team by providing legal advice in relation to our property footprint across the country.

You will be a trusted partner to organisational colleagues, adding value by focusing on the projects and legal risks that are most important to the organisation now, and into the future.

What you’ll bring

  • Significant experience in an in-house or legal practice environment
  • Demonstrated experience in property transactions, including contracts of sale, leases, expressions of interest and vendor statements
  • Demonstrated understanding of the relevant legislative and compliance requirements impacting property across all states and territories
  • Experience in leasing of commercial, office and retail properties and service contracts relevant to property transactions
  • Highly developed client management skills, including ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and to negotiate best possible outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a transactional focused team
  • Well-developed analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities and ability to manage multiple and complex tasks
  • Bachelor of Laws or equivalent degree in Law and current practicing certificate required

Why work for us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Tara Eaton on 03 8354 3835

Position description:  PD Legal Counsel December 2019 - Final.pdf

Closing date for application is 11:55PM, Sunday 2 February 2020.

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